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the news we're learning more information about a shooting at delaware state university that sent three people to the hospital. hear from student who was there. >> a st. joe's prep football player suddenly collapsed and died this weekend is remembered. >> david murphy has his eyes on a very soggy monday morning commute. >> david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: i haven't seen you in a while. i saw an hour ago here we go again. as we look sky6 live hd from the temple university camera looking south on broad street. we have sunshine make making its way through the high clouds across the region right now. the clouds are getting thicker. the big change you'll notice is how much cooler it is today. 57 in philadelphia. 56 in millville. allentown, 55 after spending time in the 40s earlier. down along the shore it's the
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low 50s, you can see the winds coming in off the ocean today as promised that's bringing in cooler air that will knock the number down. quite a bit below yesterday. yesterday we did get up there. the high was 81 degrees, that is the first 81-degree day we had in philadelphia since way back on september 21. kiss it goodbye, it is still april we do often times get the little spikes followed by a come down. 63 is the high, high clouds getting thicker as the day goes on. we're looking at the pollen count still hill. that's one thing that hadn't changed from yesterday. if you're allergy sufferer, particularly allergies from tree spores we have high pollen count. tomorrow, rain arrives, i'll show you when and how much when we come back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. eva? >> thanks dave. there were more gunshots fired at delaware state university hours after three people were shot during a large
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outdoor school-sponsored gathering. both shootings happened on the delaware university main campus at 8:00 p.m. during a large gathering for a fraternity cookout. three people were shot when someone fired a gun at the event. they were taken to kent general hospital where you're a the students are in stable condition. a student said it was a chaotic scene. >> someone got trampled, i heard gunshots. it was a horrific eventually. >> the campus went into immediate lockdown. police say there were no arrests, there's no word if any of the victims were students or visitors. no one was hurt during the second shooting overnight. a young football player will be remembered during mass after he collapsed and died this weekend it happened during a spring training warmup for the st. joe's prep football team yesterday.
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the tragedy has shaken upment -- up the tight-knit school community. ryan gilliard was on the football field for a morning conditioning workout when he collapsed in front of his teammates. his coaches ran to help, but they couldn't revive the teen. ryan was rushed to the nearby temple university hospital where he was pronounced dead. his grief-stricken father said he was at the hospital and his son died. he said he had no preexisting medical condition and playing football since third grade. st. joes expressed condolences to the family of the 15-year-old who played cyo basketball at st. dennis in havertown. ryan was a great person and
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proud to have someone as part of our community. we'll do whenever we -- whatever we can to support his family and friends. the head coach and the staff walked out after spending time with players saturday. the school said counselorses will be available all week as the students cope with the loss of the young athlete. counselors will be at st. joe's prep to help students with the death. a driver hit a tree in south philadelphia. this is what is left after the crash on christopher columbus boulevard. the driver ran off the road and hit a tree. the driver was taken to jefferson hospital for non-life threatening injuries. four families are homeless after a fire forced them out of
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their homes on the unit block of church street in burlington county mount holly. the flames spread to a back wall and up to a second floor. everyone was able to get out of the home safely. the home was the converted into four apartments. police have a suspect in custody the day after a hit-and-run. the woman has yet to be charged in the hit-and-run. witnesses say the white suv with the woman identified as precious behind the wheel hit deedee spence friday afternoon. the alleged motive was a love triangle between the woman. >> she keep saying she ran me over mom and took my leg i wasn't going with him nobody going to want me now because i have one leg. >> police say an anonymous tip led them to the white dodge
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durango. during the chaos the family forget about dinner cooking on the stove and resulted in a fire resulting the family home. a vigil was held for latif wilson who died after running into traffic near 57th and litchfield streets an monday night. police have talked with the suspect's attorney but she has not been arrested. balloons were released in wilson's honor. an 8th grader accused of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend to have her mother killed will remain in an adult jail. she was originally sent to the youth center the day after her 54-year-old mother's body was found in march. the teenager has been charged as an adult with homicide and criminal conspiracy.
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her boy friend is charged with homicide. authorities say she wanted her mother dead because she was trying to break up the relationship. a third party is stepping in to offer to restore power to atlantic city's revel casino. wells fargo is offering to pay 300,000 docials to get the electricity turned back on for two weeks. the company was the casino's former learned. it is offering to use the proceeds from the 82 million-dollar sale to prevent a possible catastrophe. developing glen straub and acl energy partners have not been able to agree on a contract. without power it would be impossible to battle a blaze there. carl icon vested into the
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casino since 2010. that's included a 50 million-dollar casino project. one of the biggest addition will be an outdoor light show that will be visible for miles. a budget battle could be brewing between tom wolf when the republican legislature the state's budget deficit is in the billions. wolf wants to use income and sales tax for that. he wants to put more money into education and job training and cut property taxes. republicans in the house have been pushing their own fronter tax plan and gop leaders say making changes to the schools and pension systems are their biggest priority. a piece of philadelphia music history had a date with the wrecking ball this weekend. this is the former center city location of philadelphia international records. it was the birth place of the iconic sound of philadelphia.
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demolitions crews began tearing down the building yesterday. the company was owned by song writers kenny gamble and leon huff. >> they created some of the greatest music in the world. love train and ain't no stopping us now all the artists and producers that worked with them over the careers. i don't think there's been anything like that in philadelphia here. >> the building was badly damaged by an arsonist five years ago. the site will be turned into a luxurious hotel and condominium. drivers in montgomery and chester counties will have to figure out another way to get to work and school tomorrow morning, penndot will close the route 32 bridge the valley forge road bridge over the pickering creek is in desperate need of reprayer. it will be closed between moore hall drive andy lane.
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forget about what to wear to work eva. a woman has designed what 0 to wear. looking live through sky6 live hd beautiful atlantic city where it is 58 degrees at 9:10. meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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>> parts of texas and oklahoma have been battered by storms winds of almost 90 miles per hour. there have been widespread power outages in the dallas area. flooding forced hundreds of people to run to their cars. >> i love the guy doing his trapeze thing. you're stuck there, you know -- i would like. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us we're dry for the second half of the weekend, we'll stay that way though. sunshine mixing with high cloud cover as the day goes on. you'll notice it's cooler as you step outside and staying chillier down the shore including cape may where our sky 6 camera is showing the guard
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station. winds are out of the east at 13 miles per hour it's blustery and cool. 13-mile an hour wind in philadelphia. a little higher in spots closer to the coast. 21-mile an hour in dover and generally speaking we are looking at winds to stay between 12 and 25-mile an hour range the rest of the day. so a cool breeze. there's the cloud cover. it will thin out at times today but generally speaking you'll have the milky white high cloud cover in place. eventually the thicker stuffer from the south will ride in. i could see sunshine fading behind the high cloud cover generally through the day. looks like the highs are warmer in the western areas the farther away from the cool ocean. 66 in allentown. 67 in reading. 65 lancaster. the closer you get to the coast the cooler it stays because the winds are coming on them the cool ocean water. 63 is the high in philadelphia. a little worse than that down the shore. if you're heading to the
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playground not a bad day 60 degrees 63 degrees by noon. if you're heading to the union match at ppl park. 62 degrees at the start of the match and 58th in the 90th minute. the union undefeated in their last two conteas e tests and -- contests and hopefully take with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting when you back on the air tomorrow morning we'll at least showers starting to come in from the west and indications of heavier rain coming in during the morning commute. for the morning commute looks like it will be heavy rain at times lot of ponding and puddling on the roads. in the afternoon more scattered
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precipitation, every now and then pop-up thunderstorms and we could see gusty winds. in fact the national weather service has our area at the very tip the severe thunderstorm. we could have damaging winds and hail. it's a much better chance the farther south you go along the coast. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, not bad, 63 is the high. tomorrow 73. rain heavy in the morning scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. back to the sun with a breeze on tuesday, 67. wednesday, 65. back to 59 on thursday, wednesday and thursday a pop-up shower is possible. particularly north and west of philadelphia. we're back to dry conditions friday and saturday, two good looking days there highs in the 50s. >> but it's the weekend. a young minnesota girl who did not receive a single yes to
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her birthday from her classmates found out many were happy to celebrate her 10th birthday. she has a rare disorder and makes it harder for her to make friends. her mom asked on facebook for girls around her age to show up. hundreds came out including firefighters and snoopy and minnesota vikingses player. >> they all want the same thing and that's just to be accepted and have friends and be loved. >> breaks your heart doesn't it. >> she said it was the best party of her life, well deserved.
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exercise. a moderate amount of exercise is the magic bullet that you can use to reduce heart disease. it can reduce depression and researchers found that young adults who engaged in moderate exercise each week add five years to their lives. >> no matter what time you start exercising, you're better off than maintaining a sedentary lifestyle. >> some are concerned about heart attacks when they start exercise routines, the benefits far outweigh the risks. americans spent a -- $8 billion on potato chips. but now there are alternatives
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on the she feels. owe on the shelves. consumer reports evaluated 32 different snack chips for taste and nutrition. >> don't get the idea they are as good for you as fresh vegetables, but they are lower in calories than potato chips. >> reporter: some are an excellent source of fiber. consumer reports found snap pea citizenships are crisp, they are light and airy and crispy. vegetable chips are the best tasting, they are the colorful mix of veggie slices including sweet potato.
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with xarelto® there is no regular blood monitoring, and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto® was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto®. you may be able to get up to 12 months at no cost. >> reporter: cooler and breezier around here today up in the northeast. down in the central states welt. this is in our future and your immediate future if you have plans to travel down here tonight. we have a tornado watch box in atlanta and gulf coast and east of new orleans. severe weather there's a chance a high risk in fact to the areas east of dallas and west of atlanta and places like mobile
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alabama and jackson mississippi this would be for strong wind gusts a moderate chance to the east coast of georgia and large hail from atlanta to areas east of dallas. there's a slight chance of tornados today i did show you that watch box where they are looking for that. as we look at travel destinations immediately closer to us, there is no rain anywhere. we have clouds in orlando and atlanta where there could be severe weather later on. jfk is reporting a 30 minute delay possibly because of a low ceiling. kenneth. a shocking new discovery about millennials. more than a third have never owned a credit card. a new study finds 36% of americans between 18 and 29 years old never had one. one reason, the 2009 law that
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reigned in credit card offers to college students. it may have caused younger consumers to be more cautious with their spending. >> a new york woman has simplified her wardrobe for work. she has worn the same outfit everyday for the past three years. abc paula ferris talked to the woman. >> reporter: when it comes to office attire do you shows your inner fashionista like meryl streep in the devil wears prada? or do you ware the same thing everyday for work. >> do you call it a uniform? >> a uniform why not. you're not saying what am i going to wear to work today. >> reporter: three years ago they decided to remove the
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stress of the out fit every morning. >> i constantly was like, is the skirt too short? >> reporter: what's the uniform? a pair of black pants and white shirt and black bow. >> you're wearing clean versions of this uniform everyday. i have 1 of -- 13 of them. >> reporter: matilda loves to wear colorful cloths after work and on the weekend. she said she never gets bored because she spices it up with different shoes. >> there's no dress code in the office where she works. >> how big of a burden was lifted off your shoulder when you started doing it. >> i don't think you understand how much time and effort you put into choosing clothes until you don't have to choose.
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>> reporter: saving her money and a whole lot of time. how long does it take you to get dressed in the morning. >> 45 seconds maybe a minute. >> i wear a sweater and pants like the same sweater that has my fun colors. >> per it. a brins -- prince in training. harry is wrapping up his career in the british military. they say diamonds are a girl's best friend, wait until you see this one. we'll have meteorologist david murphy don't forget your coat today.
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>> a man was critically injured after falling three stories in south jersey overnight. marking a somber anniversary, ceremonies will be held in oklahoma city after -- 20 years after the bombing of the federal building. >> rain will be moving in, david murphy is outside with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: we have sunshine and clouds, a little breezy and cool on the terrace. i'll start you with satellite.
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we have high clouds filling in. we could have thinning of the clouds out to the west. we have thicker clouds to the southwest. cool to start out 57 degrees, winds shifting off the ocean a bit. that's bringing cooler air in along with a bit of a breeze. we have winds in the low teens across the region. as we go later into the day. it stays cooler than yesterday high of 63 degrees, high clouds building and the chilly breeze seasonable conditions for this time of the year. dhilier than yesterday -- chillier than yesterday when we got up to 80 yesterday. we're looking at high pollen meter reading especially tree pollens. tomorrow the pollen count goes way down because heavy rain arrives overnight and probably bugs you through the morning commute. i'll have that on future tracker 6 coming up. cen it and eva.
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>> a man is in critical condition after falling off a rooch in burlington county -- roof of a business in burlington county new jersey. police say the man fell three stories and landed in parking lot between two buildings. a medical helicopter flew him to cooper university hospital in camden. police are trying to determine what the man was doing on the roof. three people are in the rope after their car flipped over on a road in bucks county. the action cam was on the scene it's a after 2:40 a.m. on settlers drive in doylestown. the driver lost control of the car on a sharp curve. the vehicle landed on its roof. two people inside were thrown from the car. one in critical condition. the other two are listed as serious. so far there's no word on what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. >> philadelphia police are searching for a gunman after
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another man was shot and killed overnight. it happened on the 700 block of north preston street in north philadelphia. he was rushed to pen presbyterian hospital where he died. police have no motive or suspect in the shooting. a 3-year-old remains in the hospital this morning after she was attacked by a dog while visiting the grandmother in west philadelphia. the happened yesterday evening on the 5900 block of washington avenue. police same the little girl was being held by her 84-year-old grandmother when the dog attacked her. >> we were making the assertion that the dog got jealous that the grandmother was holding the child and the dog attacked the child mauling it about the head area. >> police say the grandmother tried to protect the toddler and was injured in the process. the girl was rushed to children's hospital of philadelphia where she is in critical, but stable condition. no charges are expected in this case. the dog was never a problem
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before. today marks a somber anniversary in american history. this is a live picture. you can see the people arriving behind us, of the memorial at the federal buildings in oklahoma city. >> it was 20 years ago to the day that 168 people were killed 500 injured. bill clinton will be among the dignitaries at the ceremony later today. >> reporter: it was 9:02 a.m. when a last so powerful it could be heard 50 miles per hour away tore through the murrow federal building. the devastation was hard to comprehend. 168 killed, 680 injured and 324 buildings and 86 cars across downtown oklahoma industry damaged or destroyed. until 9/11 it was the deadliest terror attack in history.
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this time committed by americans. timothy mcveigh computed for the crime. >> -- executed for the crime. >> it is a an correction for the love of my daughter. >> reporter: the memorial includes 168 chairs one for each victim. this couple is here to remember their aunt. >> it seems like it just happened but it's been years and it doesn't feel like it at all. >> reporter: 19 children died inside the building's day care, a horrifying loss. pj allen was there the youngest day care survivor. he is a college student here to remember like everyone else. >> i know oklahoma will never forget and neither will the country because it was such a tragic moment.
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>> reporter: kneel car karlinsky, abc news. the body camera used by a police officer in ohio caught the apprehension of the suspected killer who taunted the officer. >> shoot me, shoot me. back up! >> the dramatic confrontation showed 27-year-old michael wilcox daring the officer to shoot him. the officer refused but kept his gun trained on wilcox. the officer was warned that wilcox might threaten suicide by cop and he might have a gun under his car seat. >> i opened aialogue with him i told him to get on the ground. he got toward my face as i walked down, i'm thinking at this point if he goes into
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attack i'll use deadly force to defend myself. >> wilcox surrendered he was arrested for killing his 25-year-old fiance. he was suspected in the shooting death of another man. the officer said one of his relatives gave him the camera after the shooting in ferguson, missouri. >> a bus carrying college students burst into flames, amazingly everybody got out okay. dozens of university of connecticut students were on board when the bus caught fire in massachusetts. 52 students had seconds to get out of the moments before the fire smoke filled the cabin the bus driver stopped. he was able to fix the problem and the bus driver was told to keep going he stopped a short time later when the bus caught
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fire. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> turning to politics, about 20 prospective republican presidential candidates gathered in new hampshire this weekend. that's the site of the first presidential primary. they spent a lot of time attacking democratic candidate hillary clinton. gop rand paul blasted the former secretary of state saying she failed to protect u.s. diplomats in libya. paul lashed out at his fellow republicans over foreign policy. hillary clinton is expected to visit new hampshire tomorrow. >> we're a months away from the may article -- mayoral campaign and we're featuring lynn abraham. >> reporter: lynn abraham in center city midday. her name recognition is sky high
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after being district attorney. that factor is fueling her run for mayor. her opponents have started attacking her on her use of the death penalty. >> they must be nervous they must be scared. anytime you can't rely on your record and have to tear down somebodye's, you have to run on your own record. on job creation she said improve the schools and businesses will be willing to pay higher taxes and stronger job market will follow. >> job creation along with schooling. you have great education you'll have job. workforce development is the most single important thing. on day one she promises
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wholesale tax reform. >> all the interested parties talking about how to reform the business tax wage tax and everything else. charles ramsey stays as police commissioner if he wants to, but his stop and frisk policy mug. >> he hits all the wrong people for all the wrong reasons, very little has been accomplished by stop and frisk. it affects the minority communities of philadelphia. >> reporter: lynn abraham's fainting spell during a live televised debate is in the rear view mirror and her health has not been raised as an issue. is there enough to carry her through the primary. will they need the kind of momentum need to do take her to the stretch. vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> there's more to come on sunday morning edition of
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"action news." a fire is sparked as a man tries to get rid of bedbugs. looking live through sky6 live hd at philadelphia international airport. meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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> it is icky scale has gone through the roof on the beaches in oregon, that's a technical term, by the way. the jelly fish has been washed up because of high winds. they sometimes come in the spring and the jelly fish are harmless to people. is that the kind of thing you step on and they sting you?
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>> they are not icky, they are cool. >> reporter: maybe we have a jelly fish down the shore, i don't think we have that kind. as we step outside we're looking at sunshine mixing through high clouds. our temple university sky6 live hd cameras showing the tennis courts. may not get as much action on the courts today as yesterday. because it's going to be cooler out there. 57 degrees in philadelphia. 55 in allentown. 50 in beach haven and low 50s along the coast. there's a bit of a wind. as we described yesterday it shifted off the ocean. that's driving cooler air in through the region. in the 50s feeling kind of chilly with the breeze blowing and staying cooler this afternoon. satellite showing you the high clouds that will generally speaking continue to filter in from the southwest. we may get a break in the action that looks like a thinning to me coming in our direction, but eventually the thicker clouds arrive and the higher clouds overtake us south to north
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through the evening. 56 in the lehigh valley. breezy and cooler up north high of 66. breezy and cool in atlantic city 56 degrees. today's high in philadelphia. 63 degrees that's average we got to 81 yesterday briefly at philadelphia international. 58 is the overnight low which is closer to normal. if you have a tee time today looking good on the golf course. noon 63, breezy and cooler than yesterday. if you're heading to the union as my son and i will be heading later today. hopefully the unions score a few goals 62 degrees in at the start and 58th in the 90th minute.
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at 4:30 when i am back on the air tomorrow morning we'll have rain to show you. through the rush hour, heavy rains at times. in the afternoon, scattered showers and thunderstorm rolling in later in the day an evening. in the morning, watch for ponding on roads. there's a chance of severe weather it's low in our neck of the woods. you have you you have to -- you have to go down past dover to get the severe weather if it does pop you have a chance of damaging winds and hail. 63 degrees cooler today. no problem, other than the fact that it's not as much a shorts weather kind of day. tomorrow, rain in the morning showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, high of 73. back to the sun breezy conditions on tuesday 67. 65 wednesday increasing clouds,
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late shower can't be ruled out. thursday, late shower north and west of philadelphia. sunny conscious, friday and saturday -- sunny conditions, friday and saturday, but cool with highs in the 50s the way things are shaking out. prince harry demonstrated his concern for wounded personnel. he played a chair of wheelchair football. he is visiting australia to get a look at the county's recovery recuperation program for its personnel. the apache pilot went on training mission with the northwest mobile force harry flew missions in afghanistan.
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>> do you love smores. that a serious question. starbucks is offering a layered smores frappacinno. it will be made with whipped cream, and gram crackers and chocolate and milk and ice. starbucks says it wants to invoke the summer experience. it will be available beginning april 28th. >> sounds like breakfast. we're at the "action news" big board we'll begin with a
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controversy surrounding a third grade field trip because of who was invited to go. the administrators at the south bend school in indiana only invited along african-american students. the field trip organizer defended the move to exclude other children to get african-american children to think about college but what it does is breed a misunderstanding of separation. >> it creates a double standard. the school said the trip with was not meant to offend anyone and did not change its plans. police in long island said the man set himself his car and two other vehicles on fire while trying to get rid of bedbugs.
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he doused the back seat with rubbing alcohol and sat back and waited for the pests to die. he decided to light are a cigarette to pass the time. he escaped the inferno. he is recovering from a few burns. experts say it's a myth that rubbing alcohol kills bedbugs. we'll be right back with sports. lets say this is your tv and these are the channels you pay for with cable but these are the types of channels you actually want to watch what if you could pay for what you want, and not for what you don't
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>> turning to sports, the phillies wrap up their series against the nationals in washington this morning. they are hoping to make it 2 for 2. jeff skeverski has that, plus all your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: series finale for the phillies later today 1:35 in
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washington. david buchanan none hopefully he can get on track today. he allowed 11 earned runs in two starts. phillies looking for that first road win 5th inning, freddie gallon villas run -- galvis, he got two hits yesterday. harper has four homers, three have come against the phils. to the 7th phils threatening. how about ben revere. how about the speed on this guy. he was not in the lineup for the third straight game. they will take a one-run lead. chase utley off to the slowest start of of his career. hit with two on, he saves the game. phils win! flyers couldn't catch a break
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this season why would last night's draft lottery be any different. they had 6.5% shot of the number one pick. it's not in the card. flyers pick 7th. heedmonton landing the top the spot. ron hextall stayed number 7 is his lucky number. hextall plans to build through the draft. the nfl draft is two weeks ago everyone wondering when chip kelly will do will he land his college quarterback? we caught up with michael vick in the city helping launch his wife's new store called my hair closet. we asked the free agent quarterback what he thinks about chip getting rid of a bunch of their stars this season. >> you're talking about premier players in the league, but all those guys landed on their feet
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and that's the positive. >> it's about what you believe in and it's an opportunity for him. >> vick is looking for a job after a disappointing season with the jets. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. >> if you're in the market for a diamond engagement ring and you have spare cash you may want to visit a new york city auction house on tuesday. they are auctioning off this 100 karat diamond. emerald cut stone is considered 2-a. it does not contain any night -- nitrogen. it should be in the range of
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$25 million. >> can i get it on a loan? payment plan? >> much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." why some are calling for a high school in wilmington to change its mascot. >> taking selfies to a who new depth. we have a picture of a diver who posted a rather unique selfie. we'll have those stories plus the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns.
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>> i'm eva pilgrim april 19. nydia is off, kenneth moten is here. >> a community remembers a young saint escrows prep football player who collapsed anticipate died this weekend. >> we have cooler weather today than yesterday. david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: we have winds coming out of the northeast that's drying us out and expressing the rain to the -- suppressing the rain to the
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south. we have warm front/cold front that is producing severe weather along the mississippi coastline. ahead of it you see high clouds filtering in. looks like as we go later in the day, looks like the thicker clouds may filter in, as well. look for sunshine fading behind high clouds. winds are coming off the ocean that's keeping us cooler. 59 degrees in philadelphia. 58 in millville. cooler by the oceanfront where that cool air is coming in off the water. swoa -- as we roll through the rest of rest of the day 62 degrees by 2:00 p.m. 63 by 4:00 p.m. that's the high today. after that we're down in the 60s and 50s beyond that. i'll have the call for ppl and more details what to expect for the afternoon. and future tracker 6 showing the heavy rain arriving tomorrow morning, it's ahead in the seven-day forecast. >> there were gunshots fired at
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delaware state university hours after three people were shot during an outdoor school sponsored gathering. both shootings happened on the main campus in dover. the first happened during a large gathering fraternity cookout. three people were shot and are all in stable condition. a student at delaware state said it was a chaotic scene. >> it was people running and screaming people got trampled, i heard gunshots, it was a horrific event. >> the campus went into immediate lockdown. police have made no arrests. nobody was hurt during the second shooting overnight. a young football player will be remembered during masses this morning after he collapsed and died this weekend. it happened during a spring training warmup for the saint escrows prep football team yesterday, the tragedy has shaken up the tight-knit school
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community. >> reporter: there was an emotional saturday on the campus of st. joe's prep as financial coaches, parents and students grapple with the loss of ryan gilliard. he was on the practice field in north philadelphia for a morning conditioning workout when he collapsed in front of his teammates. his coaches ran to help, but they couldn't revive the teen. ryan was rushed to nearby temple university hospital where he was pronounced dead. his grief-stricken father sailed he was at the practice and the hospital when his son died. ryan had no preexisting medical condition and playing football since third grade. ryan's love. game and his talent brought him to this renown athletic program. he played cyo basketball at saint dennis in havertown. ryan ryan was a great person and
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someone we were proud to have as our community. we will do whatever we can to support his family and friends and the freshman class and football team of which he was a member. the school said grief counselors will be available all weekend as this communities copies with the loss of the young student athlete. clownsers will -- counselors will be on hand for the students tomorrow at st. joe's prep. an autopsy will be perform to determine how he died. we'll have the latest on "action news." a driver's car was crushed after losing control in south philadelphia. this is what is left of the mercedes on columbus avenue. the driver ran off the road and hit a tree. the driver was taken to jefferson hospital for non-life threatening injuries. four families are homeless after
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a fire forced them out of their homes overnight. it happened on the unit block of church street in mount holly burlington county. police think it started on the back porch where someone was barbecuing. everybody was able to get out of the home safely. the home was converted into four apartments. philadelphia police have a person in custody a day after the hit-and-run that hit a woman that servered her leg. the woman identified as precious hit deedee spence friday afternoon. the alleged motive was a love triangle between the woman. deedee spence denies the charges. >> she ran me over, mom she took my leg mom i wasn't even going with him. nobody go with me now because i
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only got one leg. >> police say a tip led them to this white dodge durango. during the hit-and-run the family forget about the dinner cooking on the stove that developed into a fire that destroyed the family home. funeral was held for latif wilson dozens were there to honor wilson. police talked with the suspect's attorney she has not been arrested. after the memorial service balloons were released in wilson's honor. an 8th grader from the lehigh valley accused of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend to have her mother killed will remain in an adult jail. the judge denied returning her to a juvenile facility. she was sent to the youth center the day after her 5 #-year-old
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mother's body was found in march. the teenager has been charged as an adult. her boyfriend is charged with homicide. she wanted her mother dead because she was trying to break up the relationship. police arrested a man who allegedly tried to lure an 8-year-old girl into his vehicle, when she refused police say he exposed himself. police say 22-year-old juan perez jaurez tried to get the little girl into the car. the girl's father saw him and confronted him. he drove away and crashed into a pole. he kept driving and crashed again later police arrived and made the arrest. statistics in new jersey show that murders have gone up. 401 in 2013. violent crimes remained level
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dropping 1%. overall crime rate fell 7%. rape cases decreased 16%. a third party is stepping in and offering to restore power to atlantic city revel casino at least temporarily. wells fargo is offering to pay # hundred thousand dollars to get the -- $300,000 to get the electricity turned on for two weeks. it no longer has anything to do with the buildings. it is trying to prevent a catastrophe. glen straub and energy partners have not agreed on a contract for future service. without power firefighters say it would be impossible to battle a blaze there. another atlantic city casino is ready to show off its multimillion dollar upgrade. carl icon has invested $130 million into the casino
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that's including a 50 million-dollar project that will ready by memorial day weekend. a budget battle could be brewing between pennsylvania governor tom wolf when the republican legislature the state's deficit is in the billions. wolf wants to use income and sales tax to fill the hole. he wants to talk education and job training and cut property taxes. but the republicans have been pushing their own property tax plans, making changes to the massive school and government pension systems are their biggest priority. drivers in chester and montgomery counties will have to get to work and school another
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way. the valley forge road bridge over the pickering creek is in desperate need of repair. it will be closed until the end of the year. a high school is facing tough decisions about the name of their mascot that's been used since 1930s. monica malpass explains. >> reporter: the feathered head dress and redskins has been part of the conrad high school traditions long has -- as long as as anyone can remember. jeff and others wear their redskins pins and clothing with pride. >> never has there ever been disrespect made to redskins it's a feeling of pride. and it's a shame that other people don't see that. >> reporter: but now the retire
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mascot committee made up of students, teachers and parents is looking into changing the name because of its possible derogatory connotation. >> we have to look at what does it mean to use race. >> if one person takes offense that's enough. >> reporter: charles is native american he heard the term cruised as a racial slur. >> everything i see here with this school is pride loyalty and truth. >> reporter: these students understand the origin, but feel it's time to make the change. >> you have the initiative to change it, not in just this school setting, there's a petition for washington redskins. monica malpass channel 6 "action news." >> more than 100 alumnae gathered at a school board meeting to fight the proposed name change. the discussions will continue
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into the next school year. next on "action news" sunday morning. cue the desert. why college students decided to make this very big marshmallow street. how a soldier returning home from overseas surprised his young son. looking live sky6 live hd at a very windy bumpy shot of the atlantic city boardwalk. meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back.
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>> a wilds fire in southern california spread to 175 acres and threatened about 200 homes. it was in i don't corona california last night. it is burning thick vegetation that hadn't burned in years. 250 firefighters and two helicopters and air tankers are battling the blaze the cause has not been determined. accuweather warned of an increased of brushfires in the delaware valley. that's what happened in bensalem, bucks county. action cam shows the brushfire at the interchange of p-a turnpike. it took several hours to bring the blaze under control and no injuries were reported. >> reporter: still breezy and dry out there but the humidity leaves are up a little bit that may help the brushfire situation
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today. we're cool and we're dry that will change overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning. looking outside we're getting blustery out there, you can see old glory flapping around in the breeze in front of independence mall, we're cooler ran breezy today. in fact if you check out the forecast, cool and breezy today tomorrow, it will be wetter in the morning. 55 degrees is the temperature. we see the number climb a little bit. winds out of the of the east at 9 miles per hour. 18 in millville and breezier down the shore. generally speaking we'll be flopping back and forth between 10 and 25 miles per hour. we'll have the clouds thicker i could see them thing out for a time later this morning and this afternoon, but later we'll see
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thicker clouds creeping in from the south. creek we're looking at high clouds -- generally speaking we're looking at high clouds thickening as the day goes on. notice it's milder in the northern and western suburbs because the northeast wind is coming over the land. down the the shore it's coming off the water that's cooling you because the ocean water is cool. 57 is the high in atlantic city. 63 in philadelphia and the pike in wilmington. high clouds thickening as the day goes on. windy and cooler than yesterday 60 degrees by noon, 63 by # #4:00 p.m. keep in mind there's a breeze blowing bundle a little because of that. good day for the union. 62 degrees at the start of the match and 58 degrees at 7:00 p.m. when the match is coming into its final minutes. how about another win in stoppage time that would be fun.
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2:30 a.m. overnight cloud cover rain coming in from the west when i am on the air at 4:30 we'll see showers and we're on the lowft of heavier rain that will come barreling -- look out for heavier rain that will coming barreling through during the morning commute. by 9:00 a.m. ponding and puddling on the roads. in the afternoon there's spotty precipitation. there's a chance of pop-up thunderstorm. that will continue until 9:00, 10:00 p.m. at night. if we do get something it will be strong enough to bring us hail. the moderate chance starts south and west and goes to atlanta. we're at the top edge of a big system that's heading toward the east coast tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast 63 degrees. cloudy and rainy in the morning showers in the afternoon perhaps an afternoon gusty thunderstorm in spots. high of 73. sunny and breezy on tuesday 67. 65 on wednesday increasing clouds, chance of late shower mainly north and west of philadelphia. thursday a shower mainly north and west, high of 59. sunny on friday and saturday, cooler with the highs in the upper 50s. hey it's april you get that. >> thanks david. a soldier gave his young is on the ultimate surprise photo bombing the yearbook. he decided to make his return memorable by photo bombing his 8-year-old son joshua. when the 8-year-old saw the picture he couldn't believe his eyes. >> you still got it. >> i still got it? [laughter]. >> the corporal is back home
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after a one year deployment overseas. >> awesome.
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that's a hard question. (laughing) we are the fay family from chesapeake, virginia. williamsburg is just beautiful. because we have thrill seekers and not such thrill seekers, i try to find something that everybody likes. this is a very good spot to do that. the most exhilarating part about this vacation was being with the whole family. it was amazing. >> yesterday was kind of a hot day, today not so much. look at the waves crashing onshore. 59 degrees, grab a light coat, 10:20. time for odd and unusual
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pictures where's your selfy stick. >> a treat when a pig is not a pig. taking selfies to a whole new level. he cruises a selfie -- he cruises a selfie stick with a statue that rests 45 feet in the water. he is a radiology student from colorado and adventurer. may have been the big oops seen around the world a guard oh yeah, he slipped and fell. did you hear all the tourists make the noise. during the regular changing of the queen's guard ceremony. the guard slipped on a manhole cover. here it goes again.
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i do this all the time. he fell sideways the guard quickly got up [laughter]. >> what a recovery. >> the queens guard typically very difficult to distract. [laughter]. if you've ever eaten rice crispy streets as a kid. the giant marshmallow treat tipped the scale at 11,327 pounds. that crashed the old record by 1,000 pounds. after it was weighed the students sold it for charity that fights child cancer. wilma the pig that likes to roam the fields in hawaii with the horses.
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she sticks to the horses until she sees a watering hole. she keeps up with her friends and the horse are -- horses don't seem to mind having wilma at their side. >> meteorologist david murphy takes another look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. #
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kathleen kane two of her offices were searched and also she has to explain the firing of one of her staffers. philadelphia mayor's race, of course we'll be talking about that, the primary is one month away in philadelphia. plus the p-a senate seat held by pat toomey. the democrats may have someone else in mind and hillary clinton and chris christie and all other the presidential candidates all part of the discussion on inside story at 11:30 a.m. >> next the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: a prospective of matt i never saw before. he is so technologically in to so many things. we have winds out of the east with the cooler winds. we had a warm day of 81
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yesterday, we're back to reality, 63 degrees right around average more of what to expect this time of year. >> george stephanopoulos is next on 6abc. martha raddatz is filling in for host. she ways in on hillary clinton campaign for president. >> reporter: hillary clinton hit the campaign trail in iowa. will her strategy work and republican hopefuls swarm new hampshire this weekend. which concerned broke out of the -- which contender broke out of the attack. a shocking video how a mailman from florida landed on the lawn of the capitol. what does it mean for our security. eva and kenneth back to you. >> family and friends are coming together today to remember a saint escrows prep football player -- st. joe's
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